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Eerke Boiten

Professor Eerke Boiten

Professor in Cyber Security, Director of Cyber Technology Institute
De Montfort University

Eerke Boiten is Professor of Cyber Security and Head of the School of Computer Science and Informatics at De Montfort University.  After his PhD in the Netherlands, Eerke worked at the University of Kent as a computer science researcher and academic from 1995, and set up and led Kent’s interdisciplinary Research Centre in Cyber Security in 2012.

Looking beyond his own discipline, Eerke developed an interest in the policy sides of data, starting from a perspective of technical realism. He engages in public debate in this area, including on privacy in general, with frequent quotes and contributions in the press and on radio.

He contributed as a computer science reviewer to the Nuffield Council on Bioethics report on Biological and Health Data in 2015.

In 2017, he moved to De Montfort University to lead the Cyber Technology Institute, which obtained NCSC/EPSRC Academic Centre of Excellence in Cyber Security Research status in 2019.

His current research projects are in privacy impact assessment, refinement, cybercrime, cryptography and cyber intelligence sharing.

Our personal health history is too valuable to be harvested by the tech giants, The Observer, 16 February 2020.

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